WAUSAU

Cora J. Heacox

Aug. 12, 1908 - July 18, 2006

Cora J. (nee Meyer) Heacox, 97, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2006, at the Maywood Convalescent Center in Wausau.

She was born Aug. 12, 1908, in Waterford - then known as Lake Beulah - the daughter of Herman and Clara (nee Hanson) Meyer.

On June 1, 1929, she married Jean R. Heacox, who preceded her in death March 24, 1991.

Formerly of Big Bend, Cora served the community as a member fo the Big Bend and town of Vernon Ladies Auxiliary of the Big Bend Fire Department, a cook at Big Bend Elementary School, and several other volunteer positions throughout the area.

She is survived by her children, Gladys (Roy) Lloyd of Easton, Ralph Heacox of Muskego, Alvin (Ann) Heacox of Big Bend, Shirley (Adam) Rezutek of Big Bend, Dale Heacox and Dee Shanahan of Warrens. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Cora was preceded in death by her sisters, Arlene, Mabel, Hazel, Ethel, twins Marie and Myrtle, Frances and Julie; her brother, Lewis; her daughter-in-law, Karen Heacox; and her grandson, Keith Lloyd.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, July 20, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 15250 W. National Ave.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.